Gather Together – Fall Menu is Here!

Gather Together – Fall Menu is Here!

As our Chef and culinary team worked to perfect the three items on our new Fall Menu, we were inspired by a poem from our favorite “Farmer Poet,” Wendell Berry: The Wild Geese Horseback on Sunday morning, harvest over, we taste persimmon and wild grape,...
Taste Food That Springs You Forward!

Taste Food That Springs You Forward!

We are thrilled to introduce our new seasonal Spring Menu today! The ingredients are light and clean, and the flavors are fresh and bright—just what you’re craving as the weather starts to warm up. Fans of “La Reina” Impossible Burger (and of our...
A Family Heirloom

A Family Heirloom

Last month, Mendo Co-Founders Mario and Ellen celebrated the ten year anniversary of our relationship with Scarborough Farms by driving out to visit the farmers in their fields in Oxnard, CA. We always feature their baby greens in some of our most popular salads, but...
Our Pastrami Passion

Our Pastrami Passion

Our Pastrami Passion   It started five years ago when we were on a food tour of NY. We got a tip from one of the founders of Chop’t Salads, Tony Shure that there was a “hole in the wall” modern Jewish deli in Brooklyn serving the best pastrami he had ever tasted!...
Impossible Taco Salad

Impossible Taco Salad

How did Mendo’s Impossible Taco Salad come about?   A couple of months ago, we ate the best Taco Salad we had ever had on a food tour in Houston. None of us had eaten a Taco Salad from a restaurant in a long time…but, it made us ask ourselves…what is the modern,...